• Grants benefit North Texas arts and culture

    Texas Instruments (TI) and the TI Foundation recently gave a combined $2.1 million to a variety of North Texas arts and culture organizations, continuing a long-standing commitment to support the quality of life in the company’s headquarters community.

    Among this year’s list of grant recipients are the Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theater, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Opera, Dallas…

  • We stand united with Dallas

    On a difficult day we stand united with the people of Dallas to make our community stronger.

    Following the tragic shooting of 12 police officers and two civilians in downtown Dallas last night, we are standing united with our community.

    The Texas Instruments Foundation board of directors approved two grants today to provide immediate assistance to the victims and their families, and to support long-term relief and…

  • TI honors 2016 Junkins National Merit Scholarship® winners

    Twenty-three distinguished students from across the U.S. were recognized as recipients of the 2016 Jerry R. Junkins Memorial National Merit Scholarships® at TI headquarters recently.

    The scholarships, named in honor of TI’s late chairman, president and CEO Jerry Junkins, are awarded to sons or daughters of active, retired or deceased TI employees who are National Merit Scholarship Program finalists. Since its inception…

  • We're engineering a better tomorrow: read how in TI's tenth annual Corporate Citizenship Report

    Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated posted its tenth annual Corporate Citizenship Report (CCR) today, outlining the company’s social and environmental performance for 2015.


    “Engineering a better future has been an integral part of our company since our founding 85 years ago. Through the years, we have collaborated with our employees, customers, suppliers and communities to make great products, continually improve…

  • TI included in 2016 Business Roundtable Sustainability Report

    TI strives to be transparent about how our people, operations and innovative products are making a positive impact in our communities and our world. That’s why TI has participated in the Business Roundtable Sustainability Report for the 6th consecutive year.

    This year’s report, “Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work,” features narratives from 133 CEOs on how their companies have contributed…

  • TI honored to be on list of “100 Best Corporate Citizens” again

    We’re proud that TI has been named among the world's best corporate citizens for the 14th year.  Corporate Responsibility (CR) magazine ranked TI 19th as it released its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List today.

    Our employees make this kind of recognition possible. They’re committed to engineering a better tomorrow from improving the efficiency of our operations and ensuring a responsible supply chain to…

  • Ten years of ethical excellence

    TI has been named to Ethisphere’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list for the 10th consecutive year

    I’m very glad to report that TI has been named to Ethisphere’s list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for the 10th consecutive year. 

    "Most Ethical Companies" List 2016As chief compliance officer, I view TI’s recognition today by the Ethisphere Institute not only as an affirmation of our commitment…

  • TIers jump in to help tornado victims

    This is a contributed post by TI Technical Sales Associate, Nicholas DiNino.

    On Saturday, January 9th, I had the privilege to volunteer with a group of my Texas Instruments peers to aid the relief efforts in North Texas in response to the recent tornado devastation. This was an incredible experience that reminded me how uplifting one’s time and thoughts can be to another person. Our TI group was connected with Operation…

  • Giving and receiving inspiration

    During National Engineers Week, TIers are inspiring the next generation of engineers and finding inspiration in return.

    TI engineer Robert Glazewski mentors students as they envision the classroom of the futureVolunteering to mentor middle school students is a challenge that TI engineer and volunteer Robert Glazewski finds rewarding both personally and professionally.

    “It’s always intriguing to see what unbiased minds can produce,” Robert said. “The energy and enthusiasm that these children…

  • $155,700 contribution to Red Cross helps North Texas storm victims

    In the first few weeks following the devastating tornadoes that hit North Texas in late December 491 TI employees  and retirees generously donated more than $65,000 to help those affected by the storms. The TI Foundation’s grants and TIer donations brought the total contribution to American Red Cross North Texas relief efforts to more than $155,700.

    Initially, the TI Foundation provided an immediate grant of $25…

  • TI volunteers celebrate National Mentoring Month by helping students believe in themselves

    “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Audrey Hepburn

    Like many TIers, Jane Xin and Ruben Reyna believe we have two hands for a very good reason - one for helping ourselves and one for helping others. Last week, Jane and Ruben, along with nearly 40 TIers, extended a helping hand to more than 400 students at a College…

  • CiTIzenship: Seeing STEM through new goggles

    Robert Gordon knows first-hand the importance of investing in younger generations. As a college football player with dreams of playing for the National Football League, Robert knew he needed a “back up plan” but wasn’t sure which direction to go. Fortunately, one of his professors, who the students called “Dr. G”, took a personal interest in mentoring athletes like Robert and helping them discover careers they would like…

  • TIers spread the spirit of the holidays

    We have a long-standing tradition of giving back to the communities where we work and live. This year the holiday spirit is alive and well across multiple sites. We've been busy gathering toys and coats and wrapping donated gifts to assist our local neighbors. We not only give back during this holiday season but also give back all year long.

    A few of the holiday events at TI sites around the world have included shopping…

  • TI receives global recognition for commitment to citizenship

    Since its inception, TI has focused on doing what’s right. Part of my responsibility as TI’s Director of Sustainability Stakeholder Relations has been to put this mantra in context for TI’s multitude of stakeholders, including customers, investors and media. I share our performance on a variety of issues – from labor practices to water use – through reports, personal discussions and other exchanges. In turn, I also listen…

  • Delivering hope to the doorsteps of the hungry: TIers gave back on #GivingTuesday

    Delivering hope to the doorsteps of the hungry: TIers gave back on #GivingTuesday

    For the elderly, disabled and home-bound, a warm hand-delivered meal can be life-changing. That’s why on Tuesday, Dec. 1, about 400 TI employees volunteered with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), VNA North Texas and Collin County Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 1,100 warm meals to the elderly and home-bound across the Dallas…

  • Students today, Innovators tomorrow: Learning the importance of education as principal for a day

    Students today, Innovators tomorrow: Learning the importance of education as principal for a day

    By: Patrick Fariss

    For the last 17 years, Wesley Pittman arrived early at the campus of Frank D. Moates Elementary school. Many times as the first one there and the last one to leave, Mr. Pittman has dedicated the last two decades to teachers and students in DeSoto, Texas. In a school environment where change and uncertainty…

  • CiTIzenship: Doing the right thing makes good business sense

    TIers put our company’s commitment to citizenship into action every day in their jobs and in their communities. In our ongoing series “CiTIzenship," we feature TIers around the world making a difference in their communities and creating technology for good.

    Ritu Vaidya can’t walk by an empty conference room without ensuring the lights are turned off. In fact, making a positive impact is always top of mind…

  • Sales offices saw, and then met, community needs

    TIers in Novi, Michigan and Sunnyvale, California increased their United Way giving and volunteerism after learning about community needs

    When Bob Armbruster went through our new-employee orientation 23 years ago, he checked a box in his paperwork designating regular paycheck withdrawals for United Way. For the next 19 years – month after month, year after year – the deductions continued.

    “I didn’t even think…

  • Texas Instruments gives $1.6 million in grants to North Texas arts and culture organizations

    When you look around Dallas, Texas Instruments’ footprint can be found in many places.  While many people are familiar with the work TI has done in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, we’ve also been quite involved in the arts.

    TI’s support of the arts in our headquarters community can be traced to our founders. They left a legacy of funding the arts to help Dallas become a rich, vibrant…

  • TI Foundation recognizes 18 North Texas STEM teachers for advancing student success

    2015 Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards honor teachers in Dallas, Garland, Lancaster, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson school districts


     The Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation presented its Innovations in STEM Teaching Awards to 18 teachers from six local school districts during a ceremony at TI’s Dallas headquarters yesterday evening. This year, the program was expanded to include teachers from the Garland and Lancaster…

  • TI Santa Clara volunteers help Frank Greene Scholars achieve

    Last week TIer Jonathan Yin had in-depth conversations with scholars over Lunch with Scientist about what he does at TI, and TIer Chris Oberhauser did hands-on activities with the scholars Devyn Betts and Nyla Choates as he introduced them to sensors. 

    Chris and Jonathan were among the TI Santa Clara volunteers who teamed up to put together a week of hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning…

  • Planting seeds for a greener world

    From donating books to recycling electronics, from buying plants to building planters with school children, from park cleanup to planting trees, TIers found creative ways to celebrate Earth Day 2015 and help the environment.

    Dallas, Texas

    In Dallas, for the 20th consecutive year, TIers spent a morning cleaning up Cottonwood Park, located near the TI campus. In addition to children playing there, the park gets used by…

  • Seeing the impact of TI Power of STEM Education grants

    In my daily work at TI, I get to see the impact that we're making in our communities in the area of STEM education. 

    This week, we announced a number of education grants for this year that will improve STEM learning and teaching in North Texas, the Bay Area in California and Maine.  I'm pleased to share that announcement with you below.

    TI “Power of STEM Education” 2015 grants total almost $6 million

  • TIers pedal 4,100 miles on Bike to Work Day

    Bike to Work Day 2015 dawned cloudy in Dallas, with a threat of rain. But that didn’t deter Jason Mechler, an IT technical architect, from towing his daughter to school in a bike trailer then riding to his office at RFAB in Richardson. Jason, who tries to ride to work a couple of days each week, travels about 12.5 miles to the school, the office and back home.

    Jason was one of more than 350 TIers around the world…

  • TI's Sugar Land, Texas facility awarded LEED® Gold certification

    TI has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for our new design center located in Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston). The award distinguishes the site as Sugar Land’s largest LEED-certified facility and the first building in the city to achieve Gold certification under LEED version 3.

    "The LEED Gold certification is a validation…